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Lake Cuyamaca Restaurant

€€ - €€€American
15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
+1 760-765-0700
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“home fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good dinner. Good prices. Good service. We sat out on the back porch with our dogs - good views of the lake. Enjoyable (nothing extraordinary but very nice). I'd recommend it.

Thank Jimm B
Reviewed 1 week ago

we loved the shade seating and the very friedly personal. Dishes where super spicy and we enjoyed the selection of draft beers. good place to be after some walking the surrounding.

Thank matwen2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat out on the deck overlooking the lake and had breakfast. The service was good, the coffee was good, the view was good and then the food came. I ordered a breakfast sandwich with sausage and home fries. The grilled toast was soaked in...More

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Stopped on way back to Julian after a visit to San Diego Balboa Park. Very good fish and chips dinner with fine service. Enjoyed the view of the lake.

Thank casaahha
Reviewed 6 May 2018

A welcome relief on our third day of mountain biking through the Cleveland National Forest. The view of tall pines across the lake was very tranquil with spring wildflowers blooming in the distant meadow. My riding buddy went for the chicken pot pie and I...More

Thank apedrin7
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Despite the weather, we loved the view. It was a weekend staycation and not far from Julian. The service was relaxed but the coffee kept coming. The food was well made and seasoned. Simple comfort food but so delicious. There is also a store and...More

Thank Mylene B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I have been coming here since 1996 when the former owner ran it. The new owner changed the menu items (thank god) and all her food is made from scratch; the dressings, the entrees she serves, the pies. There is indoor and outdoor seating and...More

Thank MelEmelLa
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Had the pot pie (apparently a specialty) and a Pepsi. It is clearly home made and tasted quite good. Nothing fancy about the place but that's a good thing in my opinion. Prices are marginally more than fast food yet cooked with care. Definitely recommend.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

While the view of the small lake with wooden canoes and boats is quaint and enjoyable, I’d pass on eating here. The service was the worst I’ve seen in a long time, from when we arrived until we left. It took 15 minutes to get...More

Thank RNRVTravler
Reviewed 27 November 2017

As for the food and service,simply don,t. seated,waters came 15 minutes.coffee ice tea nigh on 30!maybe understaffed and busier than expected that day? (overheard other table of four with same complaint.) Food.Alas,club sandwich came out ,eventually, cold.But i decided it was pointless sending it back....More

Thank nufzed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-0700
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